Windows Server on AWS

Reduce overall costs and time to market for .NET-based applications running Windows Server on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Leverage your existing Microsoft investments with Microsoft License Mobility for Software Assurance and utilize your existing Microsoft skill-sets to run Windows Server applications on AWS.


Get Started in Minutes

Get Started in Minutes

You can get started quickly with Windows Server virtual machine images, as well as many other publicly available, pre-configured virtual machine images that are pre-bundled with Microsoft products.

Use Your Existing Microsoft Licenses

Use Your Existing Microsoft Licenses

The Microsoft License Mobility through Software Assurance Program allows Microsoft customers to move current on-premises Microsoft Windows Server application licenses to AWS without any additional Microsoft software license fees.

No new hardware

No new hardware

There is no new hardware for you to buy so the cost of purchasing capital equipment is eliminated.

On-Demand Test Environments

On-Demand Test Environments

AWS provides an easy way to test and evaluate new Windows Server applications without the cost and complexity of setting up a test lab environment. Quickly launch new applications, including prerelease applications without having to purchase and manage new hardware.

Lower TCO than an on-premises based environment

Lower TCO than an on-premises based environment

IDC discovered that the five-year total cost of ownership (TCO) of developing, deploying, and managing critical applications in AWS delivered a 72% savings when compared with deploying the same resources on-premises or in a hosted environment. The report also found a 626% ROI over five years.

Optimize your spend with multiple pricing models

Amazon EC2 provides you several flexible pricing options that can help you significantly reduce your overall IT costs, including On-Demand, Spot, and Reserved Instances. Whether your workload is variable or stable, Reserved Instances can save you up to 75% over On-Demand Instances.